Helping The Planet At Christmas

People are kind to each other at Christmas BUT at Christmas you often aren’t very kind to the planet! Did you know, an extra 30% of rubbish is produced and thrown away over Christmas compared with the rest of the year? That’s about 3 million tonnes of extra waste! This article is about some waysContinue reading “Helping The Planet At Christmas”

Better Protection For Hedgehogs

I am going to tell you about how you can help get better protection for hedgehogs. A Bill called the Environment Bill is going through Parliament at the moment. A Bill is a new law that they’re thinking about getting made. While it’s going through Parliament, MPs can suggest changes to it called amendments. WithContinue reading “Better Protection For Hedgehogs”

A Christmas Tree for the Birds

On Christmas Eve, we decorated a tree in our garden to make a Christmas tree for the birds. We put lard, bird seeds, sunflower hearts, grated cheese and oats in a bowl and we mixed it up. Then we used Christmas biscuit cutters to make it into shapes. We made some gingerbread men, some starsContinue reading “A Christmas Tree for the Birds”

Hedgehog Highways: The Board Game

I have made a new board game called Hedgehog Highways. It is about how to look after hedgehogs in your garden. You have to be a hedgehog and go through the gardens on the board looking for food, water and a mate and then get back to your home garden. But beware! In some ofContinue reading “Hedgehog Highways: The Board Game”

End Sewage Pollution

Did you know untreated sewage is getting released into rivers and the sea? Sewage is dirty water which might have wees and poos or harmful chemicals in it! It is released through Combined Sewer Overflows, which are supposed to be used for emergencies when it rains loads and loads but they’re being used all theContinue reading “End Sewage Pollution”

The National Lobster Hatchery

Today we went to the National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow, Cornwall. If any fishermen catch mummy lobsters with eggs, they can take them to the National Lobster Hatchery and they will look after them until the eggs hatch and the baby lobsters have grown a bit. Then they will release them into the sea. WhenContinue reading “The National Lobster Hatchery”